Introduction: Ankle sprain
Ankle sprain: Damage to the ankle ligaments.
Ankle sprain: Although sprains can occur in both the upper and lower parts of the body, the most common site is the ankle. Ankle sprains are the most common injury in the United States and often occur during sports or recreational activities. Approximately 1 million ankle injuries occur each year, and 85 percent of them are sprains. 1
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1. excerpt from Questions and Answers Sprains and Strains: NIAMS
Last revision: June 18, 2003
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